Viewing Post from Wednesday Oct 23, 2013
For the better part of this year I've been missing in action from the site. I apologize to all of you to whom I've owed a news post. Over the many years we've always been diligent in spreading the word on the many Unreal projects underway.
I'll cut to the chase: burnout and waning interest in Unreal; both on my part and that of Epic Games. I've written thousands of articles and spent countless hours on one series and even with branching out into Unreal Engine news, eventually you hit a brick wall!
Fortunately, Epic have corralled all the Unreal Engine stuff into their own site. Several other sites have picked up the slack in file hosting and niche discussion. Unreal lives on!
I'll be honest... without a spark of life from Epic, I'm doubtful that my level of dedication can do due diligence to Unreal and Unreal Tournament. Without another person to post news, it'll probably remain a little slow around here.
My heart is still with BeyondUnreal and Unreal, in general, though my gaming hours have gone to all manner of other titles: Borderlands 2, Minecraft, Killing Floor, strategy and casual games.
However, no one game has seized my attention the way Unreal did more than 15(!) years ago. I imagine a resurgence of Skaarj could do it once more for myself and many others. Until that day, BU remains in a state of limbo. I wish things were different on many fronts, but that's where things stand. I'll continue to post what I can and we welcome suggestions in the meantime.